The Dawn of a Tomorrow (1924 film)

The Dawn of a Tomorrow is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by George Melford, produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures, and starring Jacqueline Logan. It is based on the 1906 novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson Burnett which had been filmed before in 1915 also titled as The Dawn of a Tomorrow with Mary Pickford.[1][2] A play version had been produced on Broadway in 1909 which served as the final starring stage role for Eleanor Robson Belmont.

The Dawn of a Tomorrow
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Directed byGeorge Melford
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Based onThe Dawn of a Tomorrow
by Frances Hodgson Burnett
StarringJacqueline Logan
CinematographyCharles G. Clarke
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • April 14, 1924 (1924-04-14)
Running time
6 reels; 6,084 feet
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)



With no copies of The Dawn of a Tomorrow located in any film archives,[3]


  1. ^ The Dawn of a Tomorrow at
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c. 1971
  3. ^ [ Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: The Dawn of a Tomorrow

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